Friday, November 14, 2008

Baltimore Activist Alert - Part 2

Baltimore Activist Alert Nov. 13, 2008 – April 4, 2009


18] Protest G20 Summit – Nov. 14-15

19] Silent vigil at Homewood Friends – Nov. 14

20] Eco/Justice Café – Nov. 14


22] Vigil at Walter Reed – Nov. 14

23] Ballroom dancing – Nov. 14

24] Workers World conference – Nov. 15-16                                   

25] Peace vigil in Chester, PA – Nov. 15

26] Peace vigil at Capitol – Nov. 15

27] Dream Bridge Concert – Nov. 15

28] Teaching in Urban America – Nov. 15

29] Olney vigil to end the war – Nov. 15                              

30] Film THE PRICE OF SUGAR – Nov. 15

31] Celebrate directors of Project South – Nov. 15                         

32] Film WRITTEN ON THE WIND – Nov. 15                      

33] We Are One Movement – Nov. 15

34] Reflection on the Election -- Nov. 16

35] Jim Wallis in Baltimore – Nov. 16                                               

36] African Service – Nov. 16                                               

37] Bridge peace vigil – Nov. 16

38] Plan inauguration protests – Nov. 16

39] Sharing Jerusalem program – Nov. 16                             

40] Peace Walk in D.C. – Nov. 16                              

41] Peace vigil – Nov. 16

42] Peacemakers of the Year award gala – by Nov. 16

43] Red Emma’s needs volunteers – Nov. 16                      

44] Pentagon vigil – Nov. 17

45] Death penalty demonstration – Nov. 17

46] Marc Steiner on WEAA – Nov. 17-20

47] Pledge of Resistance meeting – Nov. 17

48] Climate Action Now rally – Nov. 18

49] UNITE HERE march for hotel workers – Nov. 18

50] Tuesday peace vigil – Nov. 18

51] Ecolocity D.C. meeting – Nov. 18

52] Amnesty meeting – Nov. 18

53] Peace vigil in Philadelphia – Nov. 19

54] Peace vigil in W. Mount Airy, PA – Nov. 19

55] WIB Frederick vigil – Nov. 19

56] Chestnut Hill, PA vigil – Nov. 19

57] Israel/Palestine roundtable – Nov. 20

58] Death penalty commission meeting – Nov. 20

59] Support legislation to keep Guard at home – Nov. 20                         

60] Restorative Justice Conference – Nov. 20                         

61] IWW meeting – Nov. 20

62] SOA Watch – Nov. 21-23

63] Film THE PRISONER – Nov. 21

64] Support Peoples Weekly World at election discussion – Nov. 22

65] Pray for Peace – Nov. 22

66] Death penalty meeting – Nov. 25

67] First Thursday protest of the war – Dec. 4

68] MUPJ conference – April 4, 2009

69] War Is Not the Answer signs for sale

70] Publish your peace article

71] Become a member of the Washington Peace Center

72] Click on The Hunger Site  

73] Join Peace Park Antinuclear Vigil



18] –  Global Justice Action is hosting two days of actions and events to protest the G20 summit and show real alternatives to capitalism. On Fri., Nov. 14 from 4 to 5 PM, Students for a Democratic Society will be at the Department of Education for the Student Power for Accessible Education Day of Demands. They'll be rallying outside it with hopscotch and jump rope and showing the world how student debt is connected to the credit crunch, as well as delivering a letter to the Department of Education with representatives from D.C. area high schools and universities.

From 5 to 7 PM, there will be a People's Banquet in Lafayette Park while Bush is hosting a gala dinner for the G20 delegates at the White House.  The People's Banquet will be a feast for those left hungry and out in the cold by U.S. economic policies. There are plans for a Really Really Free Market and a rally to show how mutual aid can overcome local neoliberalism.
Co-Sponsored by Global Justice Action, Casa de Maryland, the Washington Peace Center, Jobs with Justice, and Students for a Democratic Society

Then on Sat., Nov. 15 at 10 AM, gather for a rally and carnival at the Judiciary Square Metro, 4th & F Sts. NW.  At noon, march to Luther Place Church, 126 Vermont Ave. NW for a 2 to 8 PM Shadow Summit.  While the G20 has its summit, the shadow summit will explain how the financial crisis happened, discuss alternatives to capitalism, and try to figure out how to get a world with justice prevailing. Go to or email

19] – There is a silent vigil on Fri., Nov. 14 from 5 to 6 PM outside of Homewood Friends Meeting, 3107 N. Charles St., in opposition to war with Iraq. Placards say: "War Is Not the Answer." The silent vigil is sponsored by AFSC, Homewood Friends Meeting and Stony Run.

20] –  On Nov. 14, from 6 to 10 PM, there will be an Eco/Justice Café at the UDC Firebird Inn, Building 39, B-Level, 4200 Connecticut Ave., NW, WDC 20008.  The café will feature music, poetry, an open mike session, food, drink, good people, good cheer, good info and good karma. The suggested donation levels are $15/ $10 students/$5 kids with the proceeds supporting additional environmental and justice activism.

Email if you are interested registering a free table at the event. In return, we ask you to send an email to your list encouraging your folks to attend. 

21] – On Fri., Nov. 14 at 7 PM at Red Emma's, 800 St. Paul St., there will be a special talk celebrating the release of the book TEACHING REBELLION, which collects the stories of the 2006 revolt in Oaxaca by Chris Thomas and Silvia Hernandez.  Call 410-230-0450.  Go to

22] – SHED LIGHT ON US WAR CASUALTIES: FROM THE FRONT LINE TO THE BACK DOOR of Walter Reed Army Medical Center (North Gate), every Friday night, from 7 to 9 PM in the middle of the 7100 block of Georgia Ave., NW. Call 202-441-3265. Go to

23] –  There is an opportunity to participate in ballroom dancing, usually every Friday of the month, in the JHU ROTC Bldg. at 8 PM.  Turn south on San Martin Dr. from the intersection of Univ. Parkway and 39th St.  Drive on campus by taking the third left turn.  The next dance will be Nov. 14. Call Dave Greene at 410-599-3725.

24] – The Workers World Party Conference will be held in New York City from Sat., Nov. 15, starting with registration between 9 and 10 AM, through Sun., Nov. 16, beginning at 8:30 AM, and finishing at 2:30 PM.  The theme will be The New Situation in the U.S. and the World. Register online at or call 212-627-2994.

25] – Each Saturday, 11 AM – 1 PM, Chester County Peace Movement holds a peace vigil in West Chester in front of the Chester County Courthouse, High & Market Sts. This vigil has been the target of counter-demonstrators and harassment from the "Chester County Victory Movement" but has grown and persisted.  Go to

26] – There will be a peace vigil on the West Lawn of the Capitol at noon on Sat., Nov. 15. Look for the blue banner with the message, "Seek Peace and Pursue It. --Psalms 34:14." The vigil lasts one hour and is silent except when one responds to the occasional questions. Go to or email

27] – On Sat., Nov. 15 from 1 to 4 PM, there will be a DREAM BRIDGE CONCERT at the UDC Auditorium, 4200 Connecticut Ave. NW, WDC.  Over 30 years after the end of the Vietnam War, Vietnamese children are still being born with birth defects as a result of their parents' or grandparents' exposure to Agent Orange, the toxic defoliant dropped by the U.S. in the millions of gallons.  The concert will benefit the Dream Bridge Project, an international grassroots humanitarian development effort aiding Vietnamese children suffering birth defects from Agent Orange. It is a joint-effort project initiated by the Japanese non-profit organization Dream of the Earth, joined in the USA by the Washington Peace Center through the DC Hiroshima-Nagasaki Committee, and operated in Vietnam by the YMCA (“Youth Movement for Cooperative Action”) of Vietnam.

 The Dream Bridge Concert will feature international and local musicians, including: Wayno (internationally acclaimed traditional Andean music with a jazz flavor), Emma's Revolution (folk rock duo with soulful harmony and powerful messages), Hai-Trieu (Vietnamese pop sensation), and Batala! Washington (a team of energized women delivering Brazilian-style drums and movement).  Concert Tickets are available in advance for $15, $10 for students and seniors ($20 and $15 on the day of the show).  Further discounts and complimentary tickets are available upon request to individuals with disabilities and groups.  To reserve tickets, email or call 202-234-2000 and leave a message.  Go to

28] – On Sat., Nov. 15 at 2 PM at Enoch Pratt Free Library, 400 Cathedral St, Dr. Walter Gill will give a lecture and then sign copies of his book TEACHING IN URBAN AMERICA: A Formula for Change. There will be a video screening.  Call 410-366-7160 or go to

29] – Friends House, 17715 Meeting House Rd., Sandy Spring, MD 20860, hosts a peace vigil every Saturday, 3:15 to 4:15 PM, on the corner of Rt. 108 and Georgia Ave. in Olney, MD.  The next vigil is Nov. 15. Call 301-774-9792. 


30] – Howard County Friends of Latin America presents THE PRICE OF SUGAR, a documentary film by Uncommon Productions, on Sat., Nov. 15 at the Howard County Central Library, 10375 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia, MD 21044.  At 3:30 PM, there will be an opportunity to enjoy refreshments and to socialize.  The film begins at 4 PM, and a discussion will follow.  The film is narrated by the late Paul Newman and follows Father Christopher Hartley as he organizes Haitian cane-cutters on Dominican sugar plantations.  According to filmmaker Bill Haney, people are paid less than a dollar a day.  Go to Leading the discussion will be Rev. Simon Bautista Betances, an Episcopal priest in the Diocese of Washington who was born in the Dominican Republic.  He is a member of the board of CASA de Maryland. Go to www.casademaryland.  Bette Rainbow Hoover is the founder of CASA de Maryland and Just Peace Circles. She recently traveled to the Dominican Republic on several occasions.


Donations will be accepted for Comedor Infantil in Barahona, Dominican Republic.  This program feeds more than 300 children from the poorest families of the Batey Central area of Barahona every day.  If you cannot attend this event but would like to make a donation, mail your check to HoCoFoLA at PO Box 94, Columbia, MD 21045. Call 410-381-4899.

31] – Celebrate Jerome Scott and Walda Katz-Fishman on Nov. 15 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM at Busboys and Poets, 2021 14th St., NW, WDC 20009.  Walda and Jerome are transitioning from their leadership role in Project South.  For more than twenty-two years, they dedicated their lives to building an organization that stands on a legacy of strong principles, leadership, and purpose in the fight for the poor, working people across the US and the Global South. Call 202-486-7251. 

32] – There is a benefit for city seniors on Sat., Nov. 15 at 7 PM, hosted by the Lauraville Improvement Association.  The Douglas Sirk film WRITTEN ON THE WIND [1956] will be shown, and there will be a discussion afterwards led by Christopher Llewellyn Reed, asst. professor Film, Video & Theatre, Stevenson Univ.  The event in the Rock Candy Theater, 4321 Harford Road, will benefit the Donovan Fund, which assists medically fragile Baltimore City seniors with fixed incomes. The fund helps seniors pay BGE bills, purchase medications and cover other much-needed items. Go to www.fcsmd.orgA $10 donation is requested. A $20 donation gets you admission to the film and a $12 discount on a pre-show dinner at the Chameleon Café (you must reserve this option early). No walk-ins, as reservations are required. Call Chris Muldowney at 410-366-1980, ext. 271 through Friday. On Saturday, call 410- 426-2529.

33] – We Are One Movement Concert is on Sat., Nov. 15 from 7 to 11 PM at the Westminster Presbyterian Church, 400 I Street SW, WDC.  The featured artists are Anne Feeney and Charlie King. Email or

34] – There will be a talk “Reflection on the Election” by Richard Katz at the Baltimore Ethical Society, Congress Hotel, Suite 102, 306 W. Franklin St., Baltimore 21201, on Sun., Nov. 16.  Doors open at 10:30 AM.  Call 410-581-2322.  Go to

35] – Jim Wallis, author of the New York Times best-seller, The Great Awakening: Reviving Faith and Politics in a Post-Religious Right America, will be speaking on Sun., Nov. 16 at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 811 Cathedral St.  He will preach at the regularly scheduled Sunday worship service at 10:30 AM, and following the service, at 12:15 PM, will present this year's Ferris Lecture. A book signing will immediately follow.  RSVP to  Call 410-685-1130 ext. 2010.

36] –  On Sun., Nov. 16, the KALAFONG AME CHURCH invites you to a Prayer for Africa at 11 AM at the HISPANIC SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST DAY CHUCH, 5100 Edmondson Ave., Baltimore 21229.   Contact Rev. Dr. Duane Rawlings at  Go to\md\kalafong-ame-mission-church/index.html.

37] – Maryland Bridges for Peace welcomes you to stand for peace Sundays from noon (or thereabouts) to 1 PM on the Spa Creek Bridge in Annapolis.  Contact Lucy at 410-263-7271 or Signs are not allowed to be on a stick or pole.   If there is interest, people will be standing on the Stoney Creek Bridge on Fort Smallwood Road in Pasadena [410-437-5379 or]. Go to  

38] – Finally, on Sun., Nov. 16, from noon to 3 PM, join the D.C. Activist Coalition for a post-election strategy and planning meeting for the upcoming Inauguration protests.  The meeting is at the People's Media Center, 4132 Georgia Ave. NW WDC, 20011 (3 blocks from the Georgia Ave/Petworth metro stop). Go to

39] – Sharing Jerusalem [] and WIAMEP [] are holding its monthly prayer service for peace and workshop on impediments to peace on Sun., Nov. 16 from 3 to 5 PM at the Lutheran Church of the Reformation, 212 E. Capitol St., NE, WDC.  There is free parking in the Supreme Court parking lot, located on A St. NE between 2nd and 3rd Sts., NE.

Focusing on Sharing Jerusalem: What Does It Really Mean? The featured guests are Pastor Russ Siler, former pastor, Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, The Old City, East Jerusalem (2003-2007) and Mark Braverman, peace activist, grandson of a fifth-generation Palestinian Jew. Email

40] – Join the weekly Peace Walk on the Mall at 4 PM on Sun., Nov. 16 starting at the WWII Memorial (17th St.).  Northern Virginians for Peace and Justice do this weekly Peace Walk on the Mall from the World War II Memorial to the Lincoln Memorial and back via Constitution and Independence Aves. Contact Ken at


41] – On Sun., Nov. 16, from 5 to 6 PM, there will be an ecumenical peace vigil in Lafayette Park!  You are invited to join the latest in a series of peace vigils designed to give members of Washington area churches--Episcopalians, Methodists, UCC'ers, Presbyterians, Baptists, Mennonites, Quakers, Lutherans, Unitarians, Catholics and all others--a chance to pray together for an end to the tragic war in Iraq. The vigil is a locally organized witness affiliated with Christian Peace Witness for Iraq (CPWI).  The vigil will take place on the third Sunday of the month, at 5 PM, until the war comes to an end.

42] – On Sun., Nov. 16, Pax Christi Metro DC and Baltimore will host its Peacemaker of the Year dinner at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Arlington, VA.  Bishop Thomas Gumbleton will celebrate mass at 5 PM.  Dinner will follow, and then Camilo Mejia, chairperson, board of directors, Iraq Veterans Against the War, and recipient of the Pax Christi USA Eileen Egan Peace Award, will speak.  The Catholic Worker communities in the region will be recognized as the PCMDC Peacemakers of the Year.  Seating is limited so RSVP to Jack McHale ASAP at  A suggested contribution for the dinner is $10 per person (but no one will be turned away for monetary reasons). 

43] – Red Emma’s needs volunteers.  Stop in to the weekly Sunday meeting at 7 PM at 800 St. Paul St. or email  The next meeting is Nov.16. Call 410-230-0450.

44] – There is a weekly Pentagon Peace Vigil from 7 to 8 AM on Mondays, since 1987, outside the Pentagon Metro stop.  The next vigil is Mon., Nov. 17, and it is sponsored by the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker.  Call 202-882-9649.

45] – There is usually a vigil to abolish the death penalty every Monday from 5 to 6 PM, outside the prison complex and across the street from Maryland’s death row, at the corner of Madison Ave. and Fallsway in Baltimore.  The next vigil is scheduled for Mon., Nov. 17. Call 410-233-0488.

46] – The Marc Steiner Show airs Monday through Thursday from 5 to 6 PM on WEAA 88.9 FM, The Voice of the Community.  The call-in number is 410-319-8888, and comments can also be sent by email

You can listen to interviews by Steiner through his Center for Emerging Media podcasts. To hear the interviews, email   Go to

47] – The Pledge of Resistance-Baltimore usually meets every Monday.  The next meeting is on Mon., Nov. 17 at 7:30 PM at the AFSC, 4806 York RoadDiscuss the response to the State Police spy scandal, the Ghosts of the Iraq War trial, the spy inside the National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance and indicting Bush and Cheney. Call Max at 410-366-1637.

48] – Join New Dream, 1sky, and over twenty partnering organizations on Tues., Nov. 18 from 12-1 PM at Upper Senate Park, Capitol Hill, in a rally for Climate Action Now.  Go to

49] – UNITE HERE is calling for a mass mobilization, a march and food drive, on Tues., Nov. 18 at 4 PM at War Memorial Plaza to support the workers at the Sheraton Baltimore City Center Hotel.  Bring canned goods to support the Hotel Workers Rising Campaign. Call 301-461-9544.


50] – There is a vigil to say "War Is Not the Answer" each Tuesday since September 11, 2001 at 4806 York Road. Join this ongoing vigil.  The next vigil is Nov. 18 from 5:30 to 6:30 PM. 

51] – There is a meeting of Ecolocity DC every Tuesday from 7 to 9 PM at the EMERGENCE COMMUNITY ARTS COLLECTIVE, 733 Euclid St. NW, WDC 20001.  It is for people who live in, or are interested in making D.C. a transition town starting with an intentional community that will encompass clean energy, freecycle, natural building, organic farming, community salvage, new urbanism, etc. The next meeting will be on Nov. 18. Go to

52] – Amnesty Chapter 228 meets regularly at 7:30 PM in rooms 18/19 of the Wilde Lake Interfaith Center, Columbia, MD, on the third Tuesday of each month. The next meeting will be on Nov. 18.  Go to


53] – Each Wednesday from 4:30 - 5:30 PM, the House of Grace Catholic Worker holds a weekly vigil for peace in Iraq outside the Phila. Federal Building, 6th & Market Sts. The next vigil is Nov. 19. Call 215-426-0364.

54] – Each Wednesday in clear weather, there is a peace vigil from 5 to 6 PM outside the Unitarian Society of Germantown, 6511 Lincoln Drive (between Wayne & Hortter) in West Mount Airy, PA. The next vigil is Nov. 19. Call 215-843-4256 or email

55] – WIB Frederick holds a silent vigil mourning all violence, the third Wednesday of the month from 6:30 to 7 PM at the intersection of Patrick & Market Sts. in Frederick.  The next vigil is Nov. 19.  Please dress in black, and bring no additional signs.  Men are welcome. Call 301-834-7581 or email Go to


56] – Each Wednesday, there is a peace vigil from 7 to 8 PM outside the Borders Book Store, Germantown Ave. at Bethlehem Pike in Chestnut Hill, PA. The next vigil is Nov. 19.  Call 215-843-4256 or email


57] – On Thurs., Nov. 20, the WEEKLY ROUNDTABLE SEEKING A JUST PEACE IN PALESTINE/ISRAEL takes place from 12:30 - 1:30 PM at Potter's House, 1658 Columbia Road NW, WDC.  Join a civil discourse which explores the history, issues, myths, realities, and truth of the conflict between Israel and Palestine. Contact Alice Azzouzi at 202-232-5483.

58] – The Maryland Commission on the Death Penalty is now holding open meetings to discuss the testimony received over the last few months.  The next open meeting in Thurs., Nov. 20 from 3 to 8 PM in Annapolis in the Joint Hearing Room of the Legislative Services Building, 90 State Circle.  Benjamin R. Civiletti is the chair.  Contact Rachel Philofsky, Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention at 410-821-2828.  Go to or

59] – There is a plan in the Maryland legislature to pass a law requiring that the National Guard not be used in illegal wars. Sen. Richard Madaleno, from Montgomery County, has promised to introduce such legislation.  He is urging all concerned parties to be at the Priorities Hearing on Thurs., Nov. 20 at 6 PM to support his bill. The hearing is in the 1st Floor Auditorium, Executive Office Bldg., 101 Monroe St., Rockville, MD 20850. "This hearing is an opportunity for the public to bring issues of importance for the 2008 Session to the attention of the legislators." Go to

Madaleno requests that people sign up to speak in favor of his legislation. Others, who may not want to speak or who can't get on the agenda, can still help. When a speaker supports the legislation, as do lots of Marylanders, others can silently rise and wave and then sit back down.

60] – Maryland's Second Restorative Justice Conference takes place on Thurs., Nov. 20 at Howard Community College, Columbia, MD.  Restorative Justice is a rapidly growing social movement that emphasizes accountability, healing, and reconciliation in response to harm done to individuals or communities. The conference's goals are to increase the understanding and awareness of the benefits of using restorative practices and principles, to promote increased use of existing restorative justice principles, practices and programs in Maryland. Email or call Belinda Reed, MD Chapter Association for Conflict Resolution, at 240-338-8159.

61] – The Baltimore branch of the Industrial Workers of the World [IWW] meets the third Thursday of the month.  Attend the next meeting on Nov. 20 at 7 PM at Red Emma’s, 800 St. Paul StCall 410-967-2202.

62] – SOA Watch – Fri., Nov. 21 through Sun., Nov. 23 – will converge on Fort Benning, Georgia for the annual vigil to close the School of the Americas. It will be an opportunity for the progressive movement to push the next administration to put closure on the agenda.

63] – The Hiroshima-Nagasaki Commemoration Committee is hosting its latest FILM & SOCIAL CONSCIOUSNESS VIDEO SERIES.  The next film, THE PRISONER [USA/GERMANY, 2007], will be shown Fri., Nov. 21 at AFSC, 4806 York Road [three blocks north of Cold Spring Lane].  Doors open at 7 PM, and the video starts at 7:30 PM.  There is no charge, and refreshments will be available.  Call 410-366-1637.

 The film was produced, directed and written by Michael Tucker and Petra Epperlein, the documentary deploys comic book-style illustrations to tell the story of an Iraqi wrongfully imprisoned in Abu Ghraib.  They follow up on the misadventure of Yunis Khatayer Abbas, a freelance Iraqi journalist rounded up by U.S. soldiers seeking bomb-makers aligned with a terrorist cell.  This filmmaking pair, responsible for the critically acclaimed GUNNER PALACE, offer another stark and unsettling look at post-Saddam Iraq.

64] – You are invited to an evening of political discussion and celebration of the people’s Nov. 4th landslide victory. How can you insure that issues such as universal health care, job creation, foreclosure prevention and an end to the Iraq war remain at the top of the Obama/Biden agenda? Hear Jarvis Tyner, executive vice chair of the Communist Party USA, give a Communist perspective on the elections and the road ahead. Also enjoy a spaghetti dinner and all the fixings on Sat., Nov. 22 at 7 PM at 815 Beaumont Ave., Northeast Baltimore.  Help meet the 2008 fundraising goal for the People’s Weekly World. A suggested donation for dinner is $5. RSVP: 410 433-3269 or 410 433-4923.


65] – Fr. Charles Cloughen Jr. [] invites you to pray for peace on Sat., Nov. 22 at 7:30 PM at St. Benedict Roman Catholic Church, 2600 Wilkens Ave.

66] – The Coalition Against the Death Penalty will meet Tues., Nov. 25 at 7 PM at the AFSC, 4806 York Road.  Agenda items will include the spy scandal, the Death Penalty Commission and a forum about Georgia and the state’s plan to execute Troy Davis.

67] – The Pledge of Resistance-Baltimore hosts an End the War! End the Occupation! rally on Thurs., Dec. 4 starting at 5 PM in Mount Vernon at Centre & Charles Sts.  The Pledge gathers in Mount Vernon on the first Thursday of the month to protest the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.  Call Max at 410-366-1637.

68] – The 24th annual Maryland Peace and Justice conference has been set for April 4, 2009 at the Church of the Resurrection in Burtonsville, MD, easily accessible off of Rt. 29. Please put the date on your calendar and try not to schedule any other major events on that day. Thanks so much for your cooperation, and the organizers hope to see you there!  Call Paulette at 410-747-3811.

69] – WAR IS NOT THE ANSWER signs from Friends Committee on National Legislation are again for sale at $5.  To purchase a sign, call Max at 410-366-1637.

70] – Publish Your Peace Article. Daniel Frasier is soliciting peace articles for the biweekly series of commentaries Paths to Peace in the Frederick News Post Religion and Ethics section. For details, email


71] – Become an active member of the Washington Peace Center, which is now located at 1233 12th St. NW.  All members are granted voting rights and are invited to join one or more of our many working groups. Members are asked to pay suggested annual dues of 25 dollars, or volunteer. Email - subject "membership.” The mailing address is The Washington Peace Center, P.O. Box 50032, WDC 20019-0032. Call 202-234-2000. Subscribe at  Send donations to The Washington Peace Center.


72] – The Hunger Site was initiated by Mercy Corps and Second Harvest, and is funded entirely by advertisers.  You can go there every day and click the big yellow "Give Food for Free" button near the top of the page; you do not have to look at the ads. Each click generates funding for about 1.1 cups of food.  So consider clicking.  

73] – Peace Park Antinuclear Vigil takes place every day in Lafayette Park, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, 24 hours a day, since June 3, 1981.  Go to; call 202-682-4282.

Baltimore Nonviolence Center, 325 East 25th St. Baltimore, MD 21218 Ph: 410-366-1637 or mobuszewski [at]


"One is called to live nonviolently, even if the change one works for seems impossible. It may or may not be possible to turn the US around through nonviolent revolution. But one thing favors such an attempt: the total inability of violence to change anything for the better" - Daniel Berrigan



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